Grants: Where the Giving Goes

SVCF makes grants to nonprofit organizations that are large and small, old and new, local, regional, national and international.

Explore the catalog

We hope you will use this tool to explore the catalog of thousands of grants made by SVCF in 2020, as well as the five previous years. In doing so, you can see the breadth of causes that our donors care about (as witnessed by the grants from donor advised, committee advised and corporate advised funds). You can also see those grants that have been directed by our staff and board of directors (grants from our “discretionary grantmaking”) because of their central importance to SVCF’s strategic focus areas for improving life in Silicon Valley. 

The data provided here represent more than $1.78 billion in grants made by Silicon Valley Community Foundation in 2020 from donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as from SVCF’s discretionary grantmaking strategies. The data does not include grants from SVCF supporting organizations, employee matching gift funds and a variety of other fund types. Grant amounts shown as negative numbers represent adjustments to prior years’ grants.

Grantee Bay Area County State Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sundance Institute N/A UT United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500,000
A Future for Every Child Santa Clara CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
St Josephs Family Center Santa Clara CA United States Food Security Committee Advised 2019 2,000
The Nueva School San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Duke University N/A NC United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 48,619
Ecumenical Hunger Program San Mateo CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 7,500
The Seattle Foundation N/A WA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 20,000
The Wildlife Center of Silicon Valley Santa Clara CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Environment California Research & Policy Center, Inc. N/A CA United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Evidence Action, Inc. N/A DC United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Tigard-Tualatin SD 23J N/A OR United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Trustees of Princeton University N/A NJ United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Feeding America N/A DC United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 7,500
FoodWhat Incorporated N/A CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Ultra Sports Science Foundation N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
United Way of the Bay Area San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Francisco Park Conservancy San Francisco CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Friends of the World Food Program Inc. N/A DC United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
University of California San Francisco Foundation San Francisco CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
University of Southern California N/A CA United States Education Donor Advised 2019 60,000
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Ada's Cafe Santa Clara Workforce Development Donor Advised 2019 30,000
Ace Charter School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 7,500
Ace Charter School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 5,300
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
Ace Charter School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 46,500
Across the Bridge Foundation Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,080
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,800
Ace Charter School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Addison Penzak Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 2,000
Ace Charter School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
Acterra: Action for a Healthy Planet Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Ace Charter School Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2019 250
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 200
350 Silicon Valley Santa Clara Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 4,000
A Reaching Hand Santa Clara Community Development Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 19,000
Abilities United Santa Clara Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
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Grantee Countrysort descending Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)
Sundance Institute United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2019 500,000
A Future for Every Child United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 500
St Josephs Family Center United States Food Security Committee Advised 2019 2,000
The Nueva School United States Education Donor Advised 2019 15,000
Duke University United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 48,619
Ecumenical Hunger Program United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 7,500
The Seattle Foundation United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2019 20,000
The Wildlife Center of Silicon Valley United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 500
Environment California Research & Policy Center, Inc. United States Environment Donor Advised 2019 5,000
Evidence Action, Inc. United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 100,000
Tigard-Tualatin SD 23J United States Education Corporate Advised 2019 20,000
Trustees of Princeton University United States Education Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Feeding America United States Food Security Donor Advised 2019 7,500
FoodWhat Incorporated United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 125,000
Ultra Sports Science Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 25,000
United Way of the Bay Area United States Human Services Donor Advised 2019 1,000
Francisco Park Conservancy United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2019 1,500
Friends of the World Food Program Inc. United States International Development Donor Advised 2019 500
University of California San Francisco Foundation United States Education Donor Advised 2019 10,000
University of Southern California United States Education Donor Advised 2019 60,000
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